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How to make Aloo Kachori

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Do you know How to make Aloo Kachori? Please follow this recipe and you will have an awesome snack potato-filled pastry for your kids and adults which will be absolutely divine.

What is Kachori

Kachori is a spicy deep-fried snack, originating from the Indian subcontinent, and common in places with the Indian diaspora and other South Asian diaspora. Alternative names for the snack include kachauri, kachodi and katchuri.

Yield: approximately 25-30 depending on size

How to make Aloo Kachori

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Yes, it’s snack time anytime so I made a batch of aloo kachoris (potato-filled pastry) and it turned out divine.

Dough Time 30 minutes
Filling Time 30 minutes
Frying Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 1 Cup Flour
  • ¼ Cup Oil
  • 2 Potatoes (medium sized)
  • ½ tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp. Cumin Powder
  • ½ tsp. Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp. Chili Powder/Masala
  • ½ tsp. Paprika
  • ½ tsp. Chili Flakes
  • Coriander (chopped)
  • Mint (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. Ground Ginger & Garlic
  • Warm Water (enough to form a dough)



  1. In a large bowl, add flour, salt and oil then pour in the water and knead till a soft dough is formed.
  2. Cover and allow it to rest for 10-15 minutes.

Aloo Filling

  1. Peel, cube then boil the potatoes till fork tender.
  2. Drain and add in all the spices, fresh herbs, and salt and mix well.
  3. The mixture should be dry.
  4. Break off small pieces of dough (golf ball size) and roll them out into a small circle.
  5. Place the circle in the palm of your hand, place a spoonful of the potato mixture in the middle of the circle then form a ball by bringing the sides up and pinching the tops.
  6. Gently flatten with your fingertips so that the mixture spreads out.
  7. Cook in hot oil till golden brown on both sides.
  8. Enjoy!!


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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 44Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 0mgSodium 4mgCarbohydrates 6gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 1g

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2 thoughts on “How to make Aloo Kachori”

  1. Stopping by from the block hop. I love anything aloo! If you are into Indian recipes, you should definitely check out the Anglo-Indian recipes I have in my blog. I’ve spent a few years traveling around India before the pandemic and learn so much about Indian cooking. Have a great week!


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